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Henderson Heritage Museum

1 Historic Courthouse Sq Ste 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5044
+1 828-693-4226
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Quite a bit of history on display here.

Got a personal tour from one of the ladies working there and she had a wealth of information on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gary B
Wynantskill, New York
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Well done displays of history of the county. Material and artifacts are quality, and well laid out... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Tim S
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1 Historic Courthouse Sq Ste 4, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5044
+1 828-693-4226
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a personal tour from one of the ladies working there and she had a wealth of information on the area and on the items on display at the museum. Very impressive.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Well done displays of history of the county. Material and artifacts are quality, and well laid out and described. See the model train layout too.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We got so much more from this visit than we expected! The building is basically original and very beautiful. We met a retired judge, a Vietnam vet, who owns much of the military collection which spans from the Civil War to Desert Storm. (We took...More

2  Thank Larry W
Reviewed 12 March 2017

we went in there looking for a bathroom and came out amazed at what a jewel it was there is alot of great historic information in there from henderson county and its free..very interesting place..

Thank rpruitt4
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I have been to this museum in the Courthouse, which shows a wonderful depiction of life during the Revolutionary War and Civil War and in 1979, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. But there are important monuments around...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great place to learn history of the area! Love seeing the vintage photographs and reading the information posted. Find that it is an amazing collection!

Thank lisboa09
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This museum is a must see when you are in Hendersonville. It has a very good example of the heritage of Hendersonville.

Thank Sally20161947
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Hendersonville Heritage Museum is a great place to visit for everyone. It takes you from the revolution up thru present day. It shows you uniforms of the period along with weapons and tidbits about it. They also have other displays such as the largest...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in the courthouse and stayed about a half hour wandering through their wonderful exhibits of local history. Free admission. It is the County's 2nd Courthouse, built in 1905 next to the original (built 1840) which was torn down when the...More

2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town for a day trip, it was hot, and there was this big beautiful building that happened to be a museum in the midst of a very beautiful Main Street. We were happy to find it nicely air-conditioned inside. What a gem!...More

1  Thank Lee M
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My wife and I will be visiting the museum in June. What is the suggested amount of time to tour the museum and its exhibits? Thank you.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Larry W | Reviewed this property |
I think a couple of hours will do it. It's a guided tour (free) and it kinda depends on how many questions and how much conversation you do with the guide. The guide can be very engaging. Enjoy. Be sure to visit the Mast... More